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Kosnarite Mineral Data

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General Kosnarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KZr++++2(PO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 506.46 gm
   Potassium    7.72 %  K     9.30 % K2O
   Zirconium   36.02 %  Zr   48.66 % ZrO2
   Phosphorus  18.35 %  P    42.04 % P2O5
   Oxygen      37.91 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KZr2(PO4)3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt Mica pegmatite, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Richard A. Kosnar (1946-), mineral dealer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kosnarite + Pronunciation Say KOSNARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 4427
  IMA1991-022
  PDF 46-1397